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March 10, 2023
Jeremy McGivern
Posted in: Luxury real estate London

Maximizing Your Property Search: Why You Should use a Consultant to Find Your Ideal House for Sale in London

Maximizing Your Property Search: Why You Should use a Consultant to Find Your Ideal House for Sale in London | 

Are you in search of your dream home in London?

It can be a daunting task, especially in a city where the property market is incredibly competitive. With so many houses for sale in London, finding the right one can be a time-consuming process, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and stressed.

However, you don’t have to do it alone. Using a property consultant to help you search for your ideal house for sale in London can make the process easier and more efficient.

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Have you ever encountered this situation?

You see someone – a friend or work colleague, for example – make the same mistake or encounter the same problem over and over again.

They appear oblivious to the solution, which seems very simple to you but they seem incapable of seeing the easy answer to their problems.

There can be all sorts of reasons why they are blind to the issue: they refuse to analyse the situation, they are emotionally too involved, their ego gets in the way or they may simply not have the knowledge required.

Meanwhile, the solution is glaringly obvious to others. Often because one has greater knowledge and skill. But, would it be unfair to say that it is also often much easier to see the solution to other people’s problems because one is distanced from the issue?

Then again, we receive lots of emails from people who don’t even think they have an issue. For example, one of my team recently spoke to someone who said that they had a great understanding of the market as they had seen 100 properties over the last three years, but nothing had quite matched their criteria.


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What to consider when looking for your ideal House for sale in London

Are you seeing all the properties within your criteria or are you missing out on the best opportunities?

Does the property you want to buy exist or is it unrealistic for your budget or area?

Do you have a good grasp of the market or are you only getting a brief snapshot as you are seeing a small percentage of the available properties?

How relevant are the properties you have seen three years ago to what is happening now/what has changed in that time and are you aware of this?

I could go on and I am sure that you can add to this list.

We very often don’t know what we don’t know, but the answer is often easily obtainable even if it may not be the answer you want. But would it be a bad idea to have the facts and answers so that you don’t waste time and suffer unnecessary stress going down the wrong path?

This is why good business coaches, wealth managers, tax advisers, personal trainers, etc. are worth their weight in gold. They save you time and stress by showing you the quickest, most effective path to your goal. So, why should it be any different when you are acquiring a property?

So, if you are thinking about buying a property in London and would like to have your questions answered, you can apply for a Strategy Call with me, i.e. I will give you a different perspective combined with knowledge and skill gained over 20+ years of acquiring properties in London.

To discover more, simply email my assistant, dee@mercuryhomesearch.com or call 02034578855 (+442034578855 from outside the UK).


About the author, Jeremy McGivern

My name is Jeremy McGivern. I am the founder of Mercury Homesearch, the internationally renowned property search consultancy, and author of The Insider’s Guide To Acquiring Luxury Property in Prime Central London. I have been acquiring property in prime central London for clients for over 13 years.

Having physically viewed over 22,000 properties in prime central London, studied the details of over 153,400 apartments, houses and investment opportunities and spoken to 232+ estate agents every week for over a decade.

My advice is in high demand and has featured everywhere from Bloomberg Television, The Financial Times and The Daily Telegraph to Forbes India and Bahrain Confidential.

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